# Count the number of boxes in a shipment

## Count the number of boxes in a shipment

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Activity Description

Count the number of boxes in a shipment to verify that the correct number was received.

Try this digitized, interactive version: http://www.quillnetwork.com/csc/C4.1-CounttheNumberofBoxes/index.html

Materials (optional):

- Provided Invoice document from Holst’s Office Supplies
- Provided depiction of boxes received
- Highlighter and pen or pencil

Word File:

Countthenumberofboxesinashipment_E_C4.1.doc — Never downloaded

PDF - Practitioner's Version:

Countthenumberofboxesinashipment_E_C4.1.pdf — Never downloaded

Goal Path:

Employment

Competency: C. Understand and Use Numbers

### C4. Manage data

C4.1 Make simple comparisons and calculations

Competency C: **Understand and Use Numbers**

Task Group C4: **Manage data**

Level: **1**

At this level, learners: **Make simple comparisons and calculations**

**Performance Descriptors**

The learner:

- Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides whole numbers and decimals
- Recognizes values in number and word format
- Identifies and compares quantities of items
- Understands numerical order
- Identifies and performs required operation
- Begins to interpret integers
- Makes simple estimates
- Interprets and represents values using whole numbers, decimals, percentages, and simple, common fractions (e.g. ½, ¼)
- Follows apparent steps to reach solutions
- Interprets simple, common probabilities, such as the chance of precipitation from a weather forecast
- Recognizes simple patterns
- Uses strategies to check accuracy (e.g. estimating, using a calculator, repeating a calculation, using the reverse operation)

**Task Descriptors**

- Scope of task is limited
- Has a concrete and familiar context
- May require one operation; operation is apparent
- May require the same operation to be performed more than once
- Requires up to a few steps to complete
- Has a set procedure
- May involve one simple document (e.g. list, label)
- Has a highly explicit purpose
- Uses whole numbers and/or simple common fractions or decimals

**ESKARGO:**

Embedded Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes Reference Guide for Ontario – C4.1

Date Added:

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Updated date: Monday, August 9, 2021 - 11:20

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